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  • En-suite shower room with geometric tiles and black fire-place

    If you are converting a room with a fireplace into an en-suite bathroom, leave the original fire place in to add a little drama. The mantle will also offer a handy shelf for lining up green house plants that will thrive in a steamy bathroom. Strong geometric patterned tiles in the shower add an extra helping of character to the en-suite.

  • Traditional blue bathroom with Belfast sink, gold taps and towel ladder

    This traditional bathroom benefits from a splash of rich blue on the wood-panelling and the eclectic sink stand. The reenergising hue of blue is enhanced by the surrounding white walls. Gleaming gold taps and fittings help to enrich the overall scheme. A generous butler sink basin retains a more traditional feel. While a circular mirror and stacked towel ladder both add a more contemporary touch.  The floor looks striking thanks bold Moorish-style tiles.

  • Traditional blue and white bathroom with roll-top bath and patterned floor tiles

    The bathroom is the ideal room in which to have a little fun with colour and pattern. This bathroom features wood-panelling painted in a rich shade of blue to off-set the white walls above. The floor sports a bold Moorish-style tiles that incorporates both blue and neutral shades, seamlessly tying it into the scheme. Even the Cast Iron Bath Company tub has been given a splash of colour, thanks to a coat of Farrow & Ball’s Calamine shade.

  • Modern white bathroom with frameless walk-in shower, marble wall tiles and brass fittings

    A walk-in shower with frameless panels looks barely there, an ideal solution for small bathrooms. White walls provide an understated backdrop for modern marble wall tiles and on-trend charcoal grey floor tiles. Brass fittings and accessories add a further contemporary edge.

  • Compact bathroom with free-standing roll top bath and green wood panelling

    The wood panelling is painted in a charming shade of sage green. This helps the wood detail to stand out from the remaining white walls. A simple vase filled with flowers helps to add a further touch to this traditional bathroom scheme.

  • Corner of a bathroom with woven chair and beach hut patterned blind

    The corner of this bathroom is dressed to impress. With a charming Lloyd Loom-style woven chair paired with a delicate floral cushion. The beach hut illustrated fabric blind adds a touch of coastal charm.

  • Style at Home Oct 2017 house tour

    Modern bathroom with metro tiles and dark grout and wood-effect floor tiles

    If you want your bathroom to look traditional but on-trend, you can’t go wrong with metro tiles and dark grouting. To save money or achieve a softer look, tile the wall up to the halfway point and paint the top half in a soft grey. Add wood-effect floor tiles and a wooden toilet seat to break up the grey and white.

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    Buy now: Similar floor tiles, £30 per sq m, Walls and Floors
    Buy now: Similar metro tiles, Topps Tiles

  • Style at Home Oct 2017 house tour

    Cloakroom with Penguin Library wallpaper and blue mosaic splashback

    A cloakroom is the ideal spot for bold decor. It’s a small space so you can afford to pick bold wallpaper and strong hues that you’d hesitate to use elsewhere. This Penguin Library wallpaper works wonderfully, and the blue mosaic tiles above the sink add an extra splash of colour.

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    Buy now: Penguin Library wallpaper by Osborne & Little, £79 per roll, Wallpaper Direct

  • Classic bathroom with large-format tiles and corner bath

    Classic bathroom with large-format tiles and corner bath

    Although it is a retro design idea, this corner bath gives this space a spa-like feel. Large-format tiles accentuate the size of this bathroom. A striped monochrome rug and open shelves give this room a contemporary update without distracting from the overall look.

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    Buy now: Similar tiles, Topps Tiles 

  • Narrow bathroom with space for a claw-foot bathtub

    Narrow bathroom with space for a claw-foot bathtub

    Feeling restricted by the size of your bathroom? Then take a look at this photo for all the inspiration you need. Narrow it may be, but that doesn’t mean that the owners have gone for standard fittings. A claw-foot bath really does give this space the wow factor.

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    Buy now: similar bath, Bathstore
    Buy now: similar metro tiles, Topps Tiles

  • Neutral bathroom with pretty finishing touches

    Neutral bathroom with pretty finishing touches

    Neutrals are a popular colour for bathrooms – they’re versatile and serene, so we can definitely see why. Sometimes you do just need to add a little something to them, though. That’s where pretty soaps, lotions and potions, flowers, and even jazzy-looking towels come in. Have fun with your neutral space is what we say.

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    Buy now: similar towel, from £4, Cath Kidston at Amara

  • Traditional cloakroom with damask wallpaper

    Traditional cloakroom with damask wallpaper

    Get the perfect finish with traditional damask prints, period-style fittings and beautifully detailed antique-inspired mirrors. A downstairs cloakroom is a great place to experiment with pattern, as the space is generally quite small, so it won’t look over the top.

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    Buy now: similar wallpaper, SketchTwenty 3 at Wallpaper Direct
    Buy now: similar mirror, The Chandelier & Mirror Company

  • Pink bathroom with antiqued glass mirror

    Pink bathroom with antiqued glass mirror

    This room is packed with vintage charm. From the antiqued glass mirror to the painted vanity unit and marble countertop, there are a lot of traditional elements at play here. Twin basins are great for couples in a hurry, while cupboards keep everything neatly stowed away.

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    Buy now: Classic three-hole basin mixer taps, from £379.20, Leffroy Brooks at Original Bathroom Company

  • Classic blue bathroom with beautifully plastered walls

    Classic blue bathroom with beautifully plastered walls

    Give your bathroom an extra-special feel with polished plaster. Rather than a solid paint colour, the plaster here has subtle variations in tone and a sheeny finish that reflects light. A freestanding bath makes the look even more luxurious and is a good match for the walls.

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    Buy now: similar polished plaster, Surface Form
    Buy now: The Arndale Bath, £2,445, Country Cast Baths

  • Neutral bathroom with mosaic-style tiling

    Neutral bathroom with mosaic-style tiling

    Bathroom updates needn’t cost a lot. New accessories can make a big difference, adding a hit of colour to a neutral space. Here a pale-blue shower curtain and bath mat in pretty patterns boost this simple scheme. Mosaic tiling has been used all over the walls, creating a spacious feel that’s resistant to splashes.

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    Buy now: similar mosaic tiles, Topps Tiles

  • Blue bathroom with Gothic window

    Blue bathroom with Gothic window

    Let period features stand out with careful decorating. Blue walls lend a traditional feel to the space and frame the huge proportions of the Gothic window – not to mention the view. White fittings keep the look clean, but are in a traditional style that ties in with the period of the property.

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    Buy now: Sky Blue emulsion, £41.50 for 2.5ltr, Edward Bulmer

  • White bathroom with freestanding tub and bunting

    White bathroom with freestanding tub and bunting

    Add hotel chic to your bathroom with a traditional freestanding tub. A beautiful bath is all you need to make your space feel special – position it beneath a window so you can enjoy a view while you soak away the day. Bunting and a brightly painted vintage shelving unit in water-inspired aqua shades are a very appropriate choice of colour.

    Bath
    Bathstore

  • Traditional-bathroom-with-grey-wall-panelling

    Traditional bathroom with grey wall panelling

    Give traditional wall panels a modern look by painting them in a dark grey colour. Not only does the paint act as a highlighter to beautiful period detailing, it also lets the bath make the biggest impact possible. Nearly black floor tiles add to the drama. Claw feet raise the bath, thereby increasing the visible floor area and enhancing the sense of space.

    Bath
    Bathstore

  • Grey-bathroom-with-his-and-hers-sinks

    Grey bathroom with his and hers sinks

    Allow space for his and hers sinks, so you each have a vanity area. Under-basin towel rails are a great solution if you’re short on wall space. An empty corner has been put to work with a vintage unit, which adds character while providing plenty of space for toiletries.

    Similar basins
    Bathstore
    Wood-effect floor tiles
    Topps Tiles

  • IH Nov 17 p134 Grey bathroom with Victorian-style fittings

    Grey bathroom with Victorian-style fittings

    When thinking about redoing your bathroom, choose baths, basins and showers that will suit the age of your property. This is a well-thought-out space that perfectly mixes the convenience of modern living with the striking looks of classic styles. The barely there shower screen is just one such example and lets the heritage-style fittings stand out.

    Tiles
    Topps Tiles
    Shower enclosure and basins
    Bathstore

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